medical illustrator


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medical illustrator

an artist who creates visual material designed to record and communicate medical, biological, and related knowledge. A medical illustrator requires a strong foundation in biology, anatomy, physiology, pathology, general medicine, and the visual arts. Today most medical illustrators use a computer to create their work.
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In recent years, he worked with a medical illustrator, Evan Snyder, who became his personal assistant.
Dr Scott Camazine--a research biologist, physician, photographer and medical illustrator at Harvard University--is one scientist collaborating on the project.
Timothy Phelps, a medical illustrator and associate professor at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, has beautifully illustrated the book.
Piedilato trained as a medical illustrator, and his paintings have the meticulousness and descriptive precision that characterize that genre.
Last year she joined Tom and medical illustrator Steve Atherton in Ghana as part of an Interburns team which included members from Nigeria and Nepal.
So it was an adventure for me, and I found myself in a conversation with a gentleman who was a medical illustrator long before the Internet was born.
Johnson had more 15 years' experience as a medical illustrator, and he wanted to create an easy way to visualize mesoscale structures.
There was, however, a medical illustrator whose style of presentation became as important to his readers as the scientific message.
In what may be the first use of angiography, CT scans and medical illustrations to examine the anatomy of a dozen of the big-eyed birds, the Johns Hopkins team, led by medical illustrator Fabian de Kok-Mercado, M.
But this is not the case in owls, whose structures are specially adapted to allow for greater arterial flexibility and movement," Fabian de Kok-Mercado, a former Johns Hopkins grad student and medical illustrator, now with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, said in a statement Thursday.
of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) and Waldrop, a medical illustrator, present 98 ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive operations commonly performed by oculoplastic surgeons in the areas of eyelid, lacrimal system, and orbital surgery, with step-by-step instructions; matching illustrations (shown from the view of the operating surgeon); an overview of surgical anatomy and pathologic etiology and techniques of preoperative evaluation; and indications, postoperative care, and avoiding and managing complications.
He describes his period as a medical illustrator which honed his drawing skills, and as a greetings card designer, which preceded his career in children's book illustration.

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